Courtmacsherry

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Parknasilla, Sneem, Co Kerry

Winter is setting in, but that doesn’t mean shutting yourself up at home and hibernating every weekend. From the comfort of your car, you can enjoy so(...)

The wreck of Cunard liner RMS Lusitania lies some 18km off the Old Head of Kinsale. File photograph: PA Wire

A diver has been airlifted to University Hospital Galway after getting into difficulty while diving with a group on the wreck of the Lusitania off the(...)

Set on a concrete plinth outside Courtmacsherry Community Hall, the model is visible to all visiting the seaside village. Photograph: Vincent O’Donovan

It may be more than 100 years since the Lusitania was sunk off the west Cork coast in the first World War but the tragedy is still remembered by the d(...)

A ‘green tide’ of algae at the Tolka estuary, north Dublin

Sprawling beds of bright green seaweed caused by human waste products around the Irish coastline are thought to be on the rise, new research has indic(...)

Irish farming is in a climate spotlight as never before. In the three years since the lifting of the EU milk quota the dairy herd has grown by 400,000 animals. Photograph:   David Sleator

There’s been a bake-off in the UCD agriculture building and the remains are spread on a staffroom table. The biggest specimen among the agri-themed ca(...)

Save up to €300  with a summer travel offer  to Algarve

Kids fly free If you book by December 15th with Clickandgo. com, families can avail of free flights for kids if travelling to Portugal’s Algarve or th(...)

A lifeboat station at Union Hall in Cork is to be made permanent  following a successful trial.  File photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard/PA Wire

A lifeboat station set up in the wake of the Tit Bonhomme tragedy which claimed the lives of five fishermen in West Cork is to be permanently establis(...)

Governor Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s running mate, is named after his Sligo grandfather Richard Michael Cawley, a Chicago bus driver, with whom he was “especially close”. Photograph: Mark Makela/The New York Times

One Capitol Hill staffer recalls a question asked at a table quiz in Washington a few years ago: who is the only member of Congress to have cut turf i(...)

 Three fishermen were rescued from a sinking boat about 32km off the west Cork coast on Monday evening. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Three fishermen were rescued from a sinking boat about 32km off the west Cork coast on Monday evening. A lifeboat from Courtmacsherry came to aid of (...)

US Democratic vice presidential candidate senator Tim Kaine with US Democratic presidential candidate  Hillary Clinton. Photograph:  Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images

US Democratic vice presidential candidate senator Tim Kaine has never been shy about proclaiming his Longford and Kilkenny roots but a leading geneal(...)

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